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Ordinary magic. Resilience processes in development.
  • A. Masten
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The American psychologist
  • 1 March 2001
The study of resilience in development has overturned many negative assumptions and deficit-focused models about children growing up under the threat of disadvantage and adversity. The mostExpand
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The development of competence in favorable and unfavorable environments. Lessons from research on successful children.
The development of competence holds great interest for parents and society alike. This article considers implications from research on competence and resilience in children and adolescents for policyExpand
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Resilience in developing systems: progress and promise as the fourth wave rises.
  • A. Masten
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Development and psychopathology
  • 1 June 2007
Perspectives based on the first three waves of resilience research are discussed with the goal of informing the fourth wave of work, which is characterized by a focus on multilevel analysis and theExpand
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Resilience in Development
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Ordinary Magic: Resilience in Development
I. Introduction and Conceptual Overview 1. Introduction 2. Models of Resilience II. Studies of Individual Resilience 3. Resilience in a Community Sample: The Project Competence Longitudinal Study 4.Expand
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Developmental cascades: linking academic achievement and externalizing and internalizing symptoms over 20 years.
A developmental cascade model linking competence and symptoms was tested in a study of a normative, urban school sample of 205 children (initially 8 to 12 years old). Internalizing and externalizingExpand
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Resilience and development: Contributions from the study of children who overcome adversity
This article reviews the research on resilience in order to delineate its significance and potential for understanding normal development. Resilience refers to the process of, capacity for, orExpand
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Resilience in children threatened by extreme adversity: frameworks for research, practice, and translational synergy.
  • A. Masten
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Development and psychopathology
  • 1 May 2011
This article delineates parallel frameworks that grew out of the research on risk and resilience over the past four decades, a framework for research and a framework for practice, and then discussesExpand
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Global perspectives on resilience in children and youth.
  • A. Masten
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Child development
  • 2014
Global concerns about the consequences of disasters, political violence, disease, malnutrition, maltreatment, and other threats to human development and well-being have sparked a surge ofExpand
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